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Faculty Senate Committees 2020-2021 Academic Year

Due to the amount of work that goes into governing a university campus, the senate is divided up into committees. This enables the senate members to be as productive as possible. Please note that the number in parentheses indicates in which year of his or her service the member is currently serving.

Academic Assessment (3 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters – Emily Sheehan (in 1/3), Chair
  2. Business – Ranida Harris (in 2/3)
  3. Education - Mary Bradley (in 2/3)
  4. Library – Maria Accardi (in 2/3)
  5. Natural Sciences – Suranga Hettiarachchi (in 1/3)
  6. Nursing - Janice McMahan (in 3/3)
  7. Social Sciences – Brian Schaefer (for Greg Kordsmeier in 2/3)
  8. Ex-Officio – Executive Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs - Kelly Ryan
  9. Ex-Officio – Director, Office of Institutional Effectiveness - Ron Severtis
  10. Student – Vacant

Academic Policies (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Programs & Academic Calendar:
    1. Arts & Letters - Michael Hutchins (in 2/2)
    2. Business - Chris Cox (in 2/2), Chair
    3. Education - Lisa Hoffman (in 1/2)
    4. Library – Gabrielle Carr (in 2/2)
    5. Natural Sciences – Christopher Lang (in 1/2)
    6. Nursing – Julia Mattingly (in 1/2)
    7. Social Sciences - Valérie Scott (in 2/2)
    8. Ex-Officio – Executive Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs – Kelly Ryan
    9. Ex-Officio – Director, Academic Advising – Rebecca Turner
  2. APC Courses:
    1. Arts & Letters – Michael Abernethy (in 1/2)
    2. Business - Chris Cox (in 2/2), Chair
    3. Education – Mary Bradley (in 1/2)
    4. Library – Gabrielle Carr (in 2/2)
    5. Natural Sciences – Beth Rueschhoff (in 1/2)
    6. Nursing – Jennifer Teater (in 1/2)
    7. Social Sciences - Yu Shen (in 1/2)
    8. Ex-Officio – Director, Academic Advising – Rebecca Turner
  3. Arts & Sciences Coordinating (APC members)
    1. Arts & Letters – Michael Hutchins (in 1/2)
    2. Natural Sciences – Christopher Lang (in 1/2)
    3. Social Sciences - Valérie Scott (in 2/2)

Adjunct Faculty (Senate-elected annually)

  1. Arts & Letters – Charles Pooser, Chair
  2. Arts & Letters – Steve Bowman (in 1/1)
  3. Arts & Letters – Ann Niren (in 1/1)
  4. Business – Sue Kochenrath (in 1/1)
  5. Education – Glenda Hott (in 1/1)
  6. Natural Sciences – Carolyn Cooke (in 1/1)
  7. Nursing – Vacant
  8. Social Sciences – Linda Greenwell (in 1/1)

Budgetary Affairs (3 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters – Charles Pooser (in 1/3)
  2. Business - Patrick Lach (in 2/3)
  3. Education – Lisa Hoffman (in 2/3)
  4. Library – Melanie Hughes (in 1/3)
  5. Natural Sciences – Doug Darnowski (in 1/3), Chair
  6. Nursing – Adam Booth (in 2/3)
  7. Social Sciences – Todd Manson (in 3/3)
  8. Adjunct Faculty – Robin Smith
  9. Ex-Officio – Vice Chancellor, Administrative Affairs - Dana Wavle

Faculty Affairs (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters – Michael Hutchins (Fall 2020 for Jeff Perry in 1/2)
  2. Business – David Baird (in 1/2)
  3. Education – Carol Bartlett (in 2/2)
  4. Library – Kate Moore (in 1/2)
  5. Natural Sciences - Enoch Mensah (in 1/2)
  6. Nursing – Jane Hollowell (in 2/2)
  7. Social Sciences – Bernadette Jessie (in 2/2), Chair
  8. Adjunct Faculty – Ann Niren
  9. Ex-Officio - UFC Fringe Benefits Committee member

Faculty Board of Review (Senate-elected annually)

Members:

  1. Kathleen Arano
  2. Sara Hare
  3. Thomas Horine
  4. Laura McIlvoy
  5. Charles Pooser

Faculty Conduct Committee (Senate-elected; 2-year terms)

  1. Ron Allman (in year 1)
  2. Jacob Babb (in year 1)
  3. Gabrielle Carr ( in year 2)
  4. Michael Hutchins (in year 2)
  5. Todd Manson (in year 2)

Faculty Senate Executive Committee (Senate President and two Senate-elected annually)

  1. Joe Wert, Faculty Senate President
  2. Suranga Hettiarachchi
  3. Todd Manson
  4. Chancellor Ray Wallace
  5. Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Kelly Ryan

Gender Studies Advisory (2 year Senate-elected)

  1. Faculty – Susan Popham (in 1/2), Chair
  2. Faculty – Veronica Medina (in 1/2)
  3. Faculty – Sara Walsh (in 1/2)
  4. Faculty - Vacant
  5. Professional Staff - Vacant
  6. Ex-Officio – Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs –
  7. Ex-Officio – Coordinator of Gender Studies – Leigh Viner

General Education (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters – Leigh Viner (in 1/2) Chair
  2. Business - Linda Christiansen (in 1/2)
  3. Education – Neil Brewer (in 2/2)
  4. Library – Kate Moore (in 2/2)
  5. Natural Sciences – Cynthia Light (in 2/2)
  6. Nursing - Lindsey Ward (in 1/2)
  7. Social Sciences – Margot Morgan (in 2/2)
  8. Ex-Officio – Executive Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs – Kelly Ryan
  9. Ex-Officio - Manager, General Studies - Saundra Gordon
  10. Student –Vacant

Honors Council (Members 2 years and Director is the Chair)

  1. Arts & Letters – Natalie Bowman (in 1/2)
  2. Business – Kathleen Arano (in 1/2)
  3. Education – Doyin Coker-Kolo (in 1/2)
  4. Library – Christopher Proctor (in 1/2)
  5. Natural Sciences – Heather Larson (in 1/2)
  6. Nursing – Lindsey Ward (in 2/2)
  7. Social Sciences – Margot Morgan (in 1/2)
  8. Ex-Officio – Dean for Research - Diane Wille
  9. Director of Honors Program – Rebekah Dement, Chair
  10. Student – Vacant

Improvement of Learning (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters – Susanna Crum (in 1/2)
  2. Business – Elizabeth Reisz (in 1/2)
  3. Education – Steffany Maher (in 2/2) Chair
  4. Library – Maria Accardi (in 1/2)
  5. Natural Sciences – Kagna Sampson (in 1/2)
  6. Nursing – Linda Wells-Freiberger (in 2/2)
  7. Social Sciences – Aimee Adam (in 1/2)
  8. Ex-Officio - Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs –
  9. Ex-Officio - FACET Liaison – Sridhar Ramachandran
  10. Ex-Officio - Director of ILTE - Robin Morgan
  11. Student – Vacant

Information Technology (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Rebecca Carlton (in 2/2)
  2. Business - Chad Snow (in 2/2)
  3. Education – Bradford Griggs (in 1/2)
  4. Library – Melanie Hughes (in 2/2)
  5. Natural Sciences – Chris Kimmer (in 2/2), Chair
  6. Nursing - Vacant
  7. Social Sciences – Ron Allman (in 2/2)
  8. Ex-Officio – Executive Director, Information Technology – Lee Staton

Library (3 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Tresa Reynolds (in 3/3)
  2. Business – Lisa Russell (in 1/3), Chair
  3. Education – Bradford Griggs (Fall 2020 in 2/3)
  4. Natural Sciences – Todd Grote (in 3/3)
  5. Nursing – Vacant
  6. Social Sciences – Elizabeth Gritter (in 1/3)
  7. Ex-Officio – Director, Library Services - Marty Rosen
  8. Student – Vacant
  9. Student – Vacant

Nominating Committee (Senate President and two Senate-elected annually)

  1. Joe Wert, Faculty Senate President
  2. Rebecca Carlton
  3. Jan Fleischer

Research & Grants (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters – Alexandra Sousa (in 1/2)
  2. Business – John Ross (in 1/2)
  3. Education – Cathy Johnson (in 2/2), Chair
  4. Library – Kate Moore (in 2/2)
  5. Natural Sciences – Victor Waingeh (in 1/2)
  6. Nursing – Adam Booth (in 1/2)
  7. Social Sciences - Elizabeth Gritter (in 2/2)
  8. Ex-Officio - Dean for Research - Diane Wille

Alternates:

  1. Arts & Letters – Yunmi Choi (in 1/2)
  2. Business – Jared Law-Penrose (in 1/2)
  3. Education – Sumreen Asim (in 2/2)
  4. Library – Courtney Block (in 2/2)
  5. Natural Sciences – Kent Edmonds (in 1/2)
  6. Nursing – Julia Mattingly (in 2/2)
  7. Social Sciences – Sara Hare (in 2/2)

Senate Parliamentarian (Senate-elected annually)

  1. Michael Hutchins

Student Recruitment & Retention (3 year-nominated)

  1. Donna Stallard (in 3/3)
  2. Chad Snow (in 3/3), Chair
  3. Tammy Voigt (in 3/3)
  4. Rebecca Carlton (in 1/3)
  5. Kagna Sampson (in 3/3)
  6. Kok Cheow Yeoh (in 2/3)
  7. Suparna Mukhopadhyay (in 2/3)
  8. James Hollenbeck (in 2/3)
  9. Heather Larson (in 2/3)
  10. Ex-Officio - Dean of Student Success and Persistence - Donna Dahlgren
  11. Ex-Officio –Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs – Amanda Stonecipher
  12. Student – Vacant
  13. Student – Vacant

Study Abroad and Global Awareness (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters – Yunmi Choi (in 1/2), Chair
  2. Business – Aycan Kara (in 2/2)
  3. Education – Donna Albrecht (in 1/2)
  4. Library – Christopher Proctor (in 1/2)
  5. Natural Sciences – Suparna Mukhopadhyay (in 1/2)
  6. Nursing – Carla Hermann (in 1/2)
  7. Social Sciences – Veronica Medina (in 1/2)
  8. Academic Advising – Vacant
  9. Ex-Officio – Co-Directors of SAGA – Valérie Scott & Anne Allen
  10. Ex-Officio – Faculty Diversity Coordinator, Academic Affairs – Veronica Medina
  11. Ex-Officio – Director of Recruitment and Admissions – Chris Crews

Sustainability Committee (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters – Amy Zink (in 1/2)
  2. Business – Arun Srinivasan (in 1/2)
  3. Education – Bradford Griggs (in 1/2)
  4. Library – Christopher Proctor (in 1 of 2), Chair
  5. Natural Sciences – Todd Grote (in 1/2)
  6. Nursing – Vacant
  7. Social Sciences – Aimee Adam (in 1/2)
  8. Ex-Officio – Executive Director of Facility Operations – Rob Poff
  9. Student – Vacant

University Faculty Council Representative (Senate-elected annually)

  1. Bernadette Jessie
  2. Rebecca Carlton

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